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Jul 17, 2011 5:00pm PDT
investigation after being arrested. london police arrested rebecca brooks. she was questioned and released. hours after her arrest london's police chief paul stephenson resigned. he said it was necessary because of his links to a former news world editor that was arrested in the scanda will. brooks and stephenson deny wrongdoing . >> the there is a recommendation against using blood test to detect tuberculosis. the world health organization warn that the tests are dangerous because they are unreliable and produce wrong results. they are a waste of money and time and put proper care at risk. tuberculosis is an infectous lung disease that affects 14 million people world wide. >> a new rule is forcing airlines to refund baggage fees when a passenger's luggage is permanently lost. charles schumer wants the airline to pay back the fees when a bag is delayed or misrouted. senator schumer said if airlines don't voluntarily comply he will introduce a bill to force the issue. baggage fees range from $25 to $100. organizers of aids walk in san francisco said it was a great success and topped the tot
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Jul 17, 2011 6:00pm PDT
former news of the world editor as a pr consultant. earlier today rebecca brooks ceo of rupert murdoch's empire was arrested over the allegations of news of the world hacking in voice mails. casey anthony is keeping a low profile. just after midnight walking out of jail with her attorney. anth thee said nothing except thank you. she left the court with the shouts of baby killer. anthony's release comes 12 days after the death of her daughter caylee . >>> and the heat wave baking the central u.s. is not going to let up any time soon. heat advisoris and warnings are in place from texas to michigan and everything e everyone is looking for way to beat the heat. texas triple-digits for 15 straight days and forecasters are calling the heat unrelenting and saying no relief is in sight. >> dropping low flood stage and the town of mynot . the river has been above flood stage. breaking a high water record that stood for more than 100 years. flooding damage more than 4,000 homes . a new rule forcing airlines to refund baggage fees when a passenger's luggage is permanently lost. senator ch
ABC
Jul 14, 2011 11:00pm EDT
, and craig brooks -- john haston and craig brooks. they are held without bond tonight charged with murder. >>> the problems for news corp. have grown to the united states. the fbi has opened an investigation into allegations that news corp. tried to hack into the phones of 9/11 victims. this is one week after news corp. shut down "news of the world." they may have happened to phone records of british crime victims and even those of gordon brown. >>> let's look tennessee how -- let's look and see if this comfortable summer will last. >> it is not coming to an end. it is perfect weather. we made it up to 85 degrees. outside, it is a wonderful 74 degrees. that is not all. it is nice low humidity. the next time we will see something like this will be a while. i will show you more and what is coming up for the weekend. >>> coming up, casey anthony is set to leave prison this sunday. but she is facing a new serious legal battle. >>> protests outside of the movie theater -- we will tell you why teenagers are at the center of the issue and why it has nothing to do with the film itself. >>>
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
brooks who ran the newspaper until four days ago also said she was sorry. >> we saw the evidence and acted properly and quickly. >> during the hearing the elder murdoch said he had no evidence that allegations that 9/11 victims in the u.s. had their voice mail sack. in the meantime, we have learned that the u.s. is investigating whether americans were involved in the bribery conspiracy. >> now for the latest on the debt showdown saw the. there has been some progress in the tense negotiations on the hill. a bipartisan group of congressional leaders called the gang of six have a plan to reduce the deficit. we're live with lee details this evening. >> -- late details this evening. >> some in the house are going in different direction. >> the problem we have now is that we are in the 11th hour. >> the president announced a potential breakthrough that he supports. senators from both parties the gang of six have cobbled together a proposal to cut spending, modified entitlement programs, and close tax loopholes. >> i will be urging speaker john boehner, nancy pelosi, as well as harry reid a
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 4:00pm PDT
eefdz i have no knowledge of the extent of the situation. or the extent of it. >> rebecca brooks was arrested, and now all eyes are on james murdock and not so heir apparent, admits to paying $1 million to a soccer star whose phone was illegally hacked. >> there was a particular settlement i authorized and said was made with information that was incomplete. i acted on advice of lawyers within complete investigation. that is a matter of real regret for me. and this could have repercussions in the ugs us, home to more than half of the $33 billion murdock media empire, including fox tv and fox news. >> there is a clause in the regulations for tv stations is that you have to be certified to be of good character. >> tuesday, rupert murdock, james murdock and rebecca brooks will appear before a committee of the british house of commons to answer questions. this is the first time they've spoken about the scandal since it broke. it's certain to be yet another dramatic day here. >> and time for a check of weather. >> there is some bumps up and down this week. we started with sunny skies in th
ABC
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm EDT
defended his friendship with rebecca brooks and his hiring of the former news of the world editor. >> as it turns out, and thndy colson would have led to the police. to go a report from parliament overnight says that murdoch's company deliberately tried to thwart a police investigation and the widespread phone hacking practices. agents have rounded up 14 people accused of launching a cyber attacks on pay paupay, include in one suspect in the district. agent serve dozens of search warrants. they're looking for evidence into court made in cyber attacks. the group attacked paypay, mastercard and the set. in california neighborhood got a soaking from an unusual source. -- a california neighborhood got a soaking from an unusual source. a carjacking suspect crashed into a water tower. firefighters spent two hours trying to shut off the ball. as water poured into nearby homes. some residents were stuck inside and afraid to come out until firefighters came to get them. the fisuspect was taken to the hospital and then arrested. >> we could use the right here in our area. >>> the worst is y
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 12:00pm EDT
commissioner resigned. this comes hours after a former news of the world" editor rebekah brooks was arrested and questioned about the alleged criminal activity. >> the detectives normally work monday through friday. it's unusual for someone be working on a sunday. there could be exceptions. >> prime minister david cameron has called for an emergency session of parliament. he will address lawmakers on wednesday and are looking into possible corruption in the police department. >>> casey anthony is free. her whereabouts unknown. she left an orlando jail early yesterday morning. abc news learned the crop tra plane that left the airport is registered to an attorney. her parents are not even sure where she is. >> she walked out with $500. she does not have a bank account or place to live. if she is relying on other people. we want to make sure that she is safe. >> she is received death threats since been found not guilty by the jury of murdering her daughter. she may be facing more lawsuits related to her daughter's disappearance and death. >>> from texas to michigan, people are making. the relie
ABC
Jul 9, 2011 11:00pm EDT
editor is rebecca brooks now murdoch's chief executive in britain. she still has her job despite calls for dismissal. and an address that fired employees that came by sky news, she said the paper had to be killed quickly. >> eventually it will come out why things went wrong and that will be another very difficult moment. >> proceeds from the final issue which is set to be one of the biggest sellers ever will to go charity. top u.k. lawmakers are talking about holding a government inquiry. still to come right here on abc 7 news, roller coaster tragedy, a gulf war veteran dies after following out of roller coaster ride, investigation underway. hines ward arrested why the player is facing charges tonight. and royal victory, prince william leads his team to a win in a charity polo match. what else the royal couple is up to tonight after this break. ♪ [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even ha
ABC
Jul 17, 2011 11:00pm EDT
to rupert murdoch. >> rebekah brooks was rupert murdoch's protege and some say he considered her his daughter. she went to scotland yard to talk about the phone hacking scandal under her tenure as editor of "news of the world." to her surprise, she was arrested. all along she has said she did not know what was being done by her reporters. >> there is no way a reporter can come in with the kind of salacious stories "news of the world cocoa was running without an editor saying "who was your source?" >> de head of scotland yard resigned. he said he had no role in the failure to investigate, nor the alleged bribery of police officers. >> i have no knowledge of the extent of this practice. >> tuesday rupert murdoch and his son james are scheduled to appear before the british house of commons. the british world watches as the scandal threatens murdoch's media empire, which includes fox news and the wall street journal. it remains to be seen if rupert murdoch can continue to lead his company, or even keep it together. >> a bizarre incident at an arizona airport landed an irate passenger in
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm PDT
pay. >> the company then heard from rebecca brooks, former editor of the "news of the world", where the hacking took place, she was arrested over the weekend for her role in that scandal. >> 16 people were arrested nationwide today including some in the bay area in connection with computer attacks by a hacker group. are accused of targeting pay pal in december after the site suspended paims to the whistle blower web site wikileaks. fbi executed 35 search warrants part of the investigation. it's still not known him arrests took place. the suspects range from 20-42, and they face charges of conspiracy and intentional damage to a protected computer. >> and the devil's slide project is now a year behind schedule. bad news for folks in that area, cal trans says crews working on the tunnels encountered soil movement requiring reenforcement work now. is it's going to push the completion until the end of 2012 and up the cost of the project to $350 million job. caltrans hoping to have the tunnels completed by the end of the year. work began in 2007. >> you know it should make most of us feel
ABC
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
in the scandal. despite weekend arrest former news of the world editor rebecca brooks will testify before british lawmakers tomorrow. former boss rupert murdoch and son james also appear before the parliament committee. >> back here borders could start shutting down the remaining stores as soon as friday putting more than 10,000 people out of work. earlier this year the book seller shut down 200 stores including this one in alameda. border filed for bankruptcy protection in february but creditor objected to a two 15 million dollar bid to buy the book seller. chain they said would be worth more if it was liquidated. borders is seeking court approval to close 400 stores including 6 in the bay area. the company was hurt by tough competition from on line book sellers as well as discount retailers. >>> state has given amazon okay for voter referendum to kill california 3 week old huh requiring the company to collect sales taxes from customers. amazon insists that the law will hurt the company ability to compete t.at this time is projected to help california collect 200 million dollars a
ABC
Jul 15, 2011 4:00pm PDT
papers rebecca brooks resigned today. murdock afollow pol jized to the family of a murdered school girl whose phone was hakd by the tabloid news of the world. >> i was apalled to find out what happened. >> i apologize. >> the scandal is knocked billions off the value of his news corps and torpeedoed plans to take over a major british tv network. >> frightening moments for passengers. two planes collided at logan airport. investigators say the planes bumped before take off. the left wing of the delta clipped the tail section of a smaller delta commuter plane. passengers evacuated from both planes. >> some people were freaking out. the girl next to me was crying and another guy was trying to jump out of the emergency exit. >> the faa and national transportation safety board are both looking into this incident. >> coming up, the surprise bid for bay area-based clorox from one of its own shareholder autos and local students pitching in to weed out plants that could stop an endangered butterfly from thriving. >> the plot to keep potter mania going long after the last film vanishes, potter!
ABC
Jul 19, 2011 5:00pm EDT
. empire. ex-editor rebekah brooks has been arrested in the wake of the scandal. she also testified today. at one point, the hearing was interrupted by a comedian trying to put a plate of shaving cream into rupert murdoch's face. murdock plaza son apologized for illegal phone -- murdoch's sun apologize for illegal phone hacking. >> we do not think that should have any place in our business. >> the murdoch's had initially declined to go before parliament, only agreeing won a summons had been issued. despite putting out an apology murdoch said he has no plans to resign. >> thank you very much. back here at home, fairfax county police are on the hunt for a man they say broke into a woman's home and she and her children slept and then attacked her. this happened early saturday morning and this case appeared strikingly familiar to others in that area. our fairfax county bureau chief is live with the husband -- with what the husband of the latest victim is saying. >> he is an afghan immigrant and says he is ready to pack up and move his family back. he is so disturbed by what happened her
ABC
Jul 8, 2011 12:00pm EDT
liberties with a minor. he is the field hockey team coach at brook point high school. the freelance star reports he met the girl while working as a substitute and faces a maximum of 10 years in prison. coming up on abc 7 news at noon -- >> you're in labor, and there's nobody there. you're locked up? >> yes. >> giving birth at 14 years old all alone. stacey dugard's incredible story of survival. later today, go behind-the-scenes with the ladies of the "view" here >> here's a look at what's trending. a fan's deadly fall at a rangers game in texas and the incredible dust cloud that buried phoenix in its wake and the man arrested in the back of an adult store. you can see all these stories at www.wjla.com. still ahead we have diane sawyer live but first brian back with a final look at the weather coming up next. >> well, it is the stunning interview everybody is talking about. stacey dugard was kidnapped at 11 years old and held captive for 18 years. we will see her exclusive interview with diane sawyer. diane joins us live from new york. thank you for joining us. >> it's great to talk
ABC
Jul 29, 2011 6:00pm PDT
? ron brooks, leading a drug task force in northern california says there is a connection between illegal growing on public lands and drug gangs based in mexico its not just growers there has got to be a network meaning stash houses and communications. people rent cell phones and drive trucks, people that sell the marijuana for wholesale and retail, people get the money transferred back to mexico, which is where the command and control is for many organizations. you're talking about a very big organization. >> this man talked with athe center for investigative reporting and kque, arrested now cooperating with law enforcement. and tells how grow sites work. >> he's a man they call the lunchman, working as a find of foremen them. run several sites at the same time. [ speaking spanish ]. >> he says he works for a boss that run their businesses like independent franchises. but they aren't big enough to distribute drugs drugs by them selfs so they rely on the cartels the cart yelz distribute california marijuana and other drugs all over the united states. [ speaking spanish ]. >> autho
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